Monday, November 30, 2020

Bishop Robert Bourgon gives Early Resignation from Diocese of Hearst-Moosonee - Pope Francis Appoints Archbishop Prendergast as Administrator Until a New Bishop is Found



November 30, 2020

Appointment of Apostolic Administrator for the Diocese of Hearst-Moosonee…

On November 29, 2020, our Holy Father Pope Francis accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Diocese of Hearst-Moosonee presented by His Excellency Monsignor Robert Bourgon. As a result, Monsignor Terrence Prendergast has now been appointed Apostolic Administrator for the diocese of Hearst-Moosonee until a new Bishop can be provided.

Note the November 30, 2020  letter from Monsignor Terrence Prendergast addressed to the diocese residents.

https://hearstdiocese.com/diocese/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/November-30-2020-letter-to-Hearst-Diocese.pdf

November 30 2020 - Hearst Diocese - Letter from Bishop Bourgon :

https://hearstdiocese.com/diocese/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/2020-11-29-Letter-Bishop.pdf

November 29, 2020

On November 16, 2020, Mgr. Robert Bourgon submitted his resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Hearst Moosonee. Holy Father Francis has accepted his request , which will be made public on Monday, November 30, 2020. Mgr. Robert Bourgon’s letter of November 29, 2020 (see link below) provides additional information in this matter.

Source: http://hearstdiocese.com/ and https://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa/it/bollettino/pubblico/2020/11/30/0622/01457.html

2 comments:

Unknown said...

Whatever he decides in the future, I wish for the best for him.💚

Anonymous said...

This man has caused nothing but pain and chaos for many! He should have never been appointed a Bishop!